Thomas Askew voted into American Board of Trial Advocates
Attorney Thomas M. Askew was voted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) at the National Board Meeting on Saturday, October 3. An attorney at Oklahoma-based law firm Riggs Abney, Askew has nearly three decades of legal experience.
Founded in 1958, ABOTA is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges. ABOTA and its members are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. ABOTA membership consists of more than 7,600 lawyers—equally balanced between plaintiff and defense—and judges spread among 96 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
ABOTA is an invitation-only organization. Members must have at least five years of active experience as trial lawyers, have tried at least 10 civil jury trials to conclusion and possess additional litigation experience. Members must also exhibit the virtues of civility, integrity and professionalism by following our Code of Professionalism and Principles of Civility.
A graduate of The University of Tulsa College of Law, Askew is located in the firm’s Tulsa office and practices business and civil litigation, in addition to commercial law.